Mitch Fischer and the Ironwood Ridge Nighthawks swarmed Tucson High Friday night, winning 49-0.

After a two-hour rain delay, the game went on, and the Nighthawks got right to work.

In the first play from scrimmage, Fischer ran 36 yards to pay dirt, giving the Nighthawks a 7-0 lead.

In the next offensive drive, it was Fischer again. The tailback took the handoff, and after a couple of spin moves, ran 74 yards for the score with 5:43 left in the first quarter.

In two carries, Fischer had 110 yards and two touchdowns. He scored one more touchdown from a yard out before halftime.

With a running touchdown and two passing scores, quarterback Tyler Williams also had a big night.

Before halftime, the Nighthawks led 42-0.

In the second half, Williams would throw for one more touchdown before calling it a night, giving Ironwood Ridge the 49-0 victory.

Besides a strong offensive performance, the Ironwood Ridge defense had a big night with two interceptions and one fumble recovery.

The Nighthawks are currently 3-0 in the region.

In other region games, Mountain View remains undefeated, beating Desert View 46-7.

Canyon Del Oro High School got their first win of the season, narrowly beating Chavez 28-27.

Marana lost its third straight game, falling to Rincon 34-6.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.